Welcome Message from Our Chair
The mission of our department is: “To bring the most advanced care to our patients by being at the cutting edge of research and technology.” To achieve this, our top priority is to rapidly implement our breakthrough research discoveries to improve clinical outcomes for our patients. Our outstanding basic science research programs in radiation biology and radiation physics, combined with exceptional patient care, has led to a world-class program in translational research. Presently, we have several active clinical trials translating our laboratory discoveries into novel therapeutic approaches...
Education and Training
In the Spotlight
Quynh-Thu Xuan Le (BS '89, Biology and Chemistry)
Katharine Dexter McCormick and Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor
Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University.
Le is being recognized for her contributions to the development of new radiotherapy treatment paradigms for cancer of the head, neck, and lungs, and for her leadership in medicine on prominent national panels and as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University. Full story
Peter G. Maxim, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology at Stanford University, discusses sterotatactic radiotherapy for renal sympathetic nerve ablation for the treatment of refractory hypertension, and some of the challenges involved, with Imaging Technology News Editorial Director Melinda Taschetta-Millane. Full story »
Lei Xing, PhD, the Jacob Haimson Professor and Director of the Radiation Physics Division, and colleagues from the SCI and the School of Engineering earned an NIH R01 grant for their project “DASSIM-RT and Compressed Sensing-based Inverse Planning." The five year, $2.4 million grant will support the team's development of novel planning and delivery strategies for a new generation of radiation therapy technique called station parameter optimized radiation Full story »
Dr. Quynh Le, Chair of Radiation Oncology, was selected as a 2014 American Society of Radiation Oncology Fellow (FASTRO) inductee. This honor is conferred in recognition of her leadership and significant service to ASTRO, and her contributions to the field of radiation oncology. Full story »